Thursday, June 18, 2015

June 18 Birthdays

1269 – Eleanor of England, Countess of Bar (d. 1298)
1318 – Eleanor of Woodstock (d. 1355)
1466 – Ottaviano Petrucci, Italian printer (d. 1539)
1511 – Bartolomeo Ammannati, Italian architect and sculptor, designed the Ponte Santa Trinita (d. 1592)
1517 – Emperor Ōgimachi of Japan (d. 1593)
1521 – Maria of Portugal, Duchess of Viseu, daughter of King Manuel I (d. 1577)
1662 – Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Cleveland, illegitimate son of King Charles II of England (d. 1730)
1667 – Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshal (d. 1750)
1673 – Antoni Lliteres Carrió, Spanish composer (d. 1747)
1677 – Antonio Maria Bononcini, Italian cellist and composer (d. 1726)
1716 – Joseph-Marie Vien, French painter (d. 1809)
1717 – Johann Stamitz, Czech violinist and composer (d. 1757)
1757 – Ignaz Pleyel, Austrian-French pianist and composer (d. 1831)
1757 – Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentinian lawyer and politician (d. 1833)
1769 – Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, Irish-English politician, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (d. 1822)
1799 – William Lassell, English astronomer (d. 1880)
1812 – Ivan Goncharov, Russian author (d. 1891)
1815 – Ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, German general (d. 1881)
1816 – Hélène Napoleone Bonaparte, French daughter of Napoleon (d. 1907)
1816 – Jung Bahadur Rana, Nepali ruler (d. 1877)
1834 – Auguste-Théodore-Paul de Broglie, French philosopher and academic (d. 1895)
1839 – William H. Seward, Jr., American general (d. 1920)
1845 – Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician and parasitologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1922)
1850 – Richard Heuberger, Austrian composer and critic (d. 1914)
1854 – E. W. Scripps, American publisher, founded the E. W. Scripps Company (d. 1926)
1857 – Henry Clay Folger, American businessman and philanthropist, founded the Folger Shakespeare Library (d. 1930)
1858 – Andrew Forsyth, British mathematician (d. 1942)
1863 – George Essex Evans, English-Australian poet (d. 1909)
1868 – Miklós Horthy, Hungarian admiral and politician, Regent of Hungary (d. 1957)
1870 – Édouard Le Roy, French mathematician and philosopher (d. 1954)
1877 – James Montgomery Flagg, American painter and illustrator (d. 1960)
1881 – Zoltán Halmay, Hungarian swimmer (d. 1956)
1882 – Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgarian politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Bulgaria (d. 1949)
1884 – Édouard Daladier, French politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 1970)
1886 – George Mallory, English mountaineer (d. 1924)
1886 – Alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist and paleontologist (d. 1978)
1887 – Tancrède Labbé, Canadian politician and businessman (d. 1956)
1891 – Mae Busch, Australian-American actress (d. 1946)
1895 – Manuela Fernández-Fojaco, Spanish super-centenarian (d. 2009)
1896 – Blanche Sweet, American actress (d. 1986)
1897 – Martti Marttelin, Finnish runner (d. 1940)
1901 – Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia (d. 1918)
1901 – Llewellyn Rees, English actor (b. 1994)
1902 – Paavo Yrjölä, Finnish decathlete (d. 1980)
1903 – Jeanette MacDonald, American actress and singer (d. 1965)
1903 – Raymond Radiguet, French author (d. 1923)
1904 – Keye Luke, Chinese-American actor (d. 1991)
1904 – Manuel Rosenthal, French conductor and composer (d. 2003)
1905 – Eduard Tubin, Estonian composer and conductor (d. 1982)
1907 – Frithjof Schuon, Swiss-American metaphysicist, philosopher, and author (d. 1998)
1908 – Bud Collyer, American actor and game show host (d. 1969)
1908 – Stanley Knowles, American-Canadian politician (d. 1997)
1908 – Nedra Volz, American actress (d. 2003)
1910 – Dick Foran, American actor and singer (d. 1979)
1910 – Avon Long, American actor and singer (d. 1984)
1910 – Ray McKinley, American singer, drummer, and bandleader (Glenn Miller Orchestra) (d. 1995)
1912 – Glenn Morris, American decathlete and actor (d. 1974)
1913 – Wilfred Gordon Bigelow, Canadian surgeon (d. 2005)
1913 – Sammy Cahn, American songwriter (d. 1993)
1913 – Sylvia Porter, American economist and journalist (d. 1991)
1913 – Françoise Loranger, Canadian playwright and producer (d. 1995)
1913 – Robert Mondavi, American winemaker (d. 2008)
1914 – E. G. Marshall, American actor (d. 1998)
1915 – Red Adair, American firefighter (d. 2004)
1915 – Robert Kanigher, American author (d. 2002)
1916 – Julio César Turbay Ayala, Colombian politician, 25th President of Colombia (d. 2005)
1917 – Richard Boone, American actor, singer, and director (d. 1981)
1917 – Jack Karnehm, English sportscaster (d. 2002)
1917 – Erik Ortvad, Danish painter (d. 2008)
1917 – Arthur Tremblay, Canadian politician (d. 1996)
1918 – Jerome Karle, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2013)
1918 – Franco Modigliani, Italian-American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2003)
1919 – Jüri Järvet, Estonian actor and screenwriter (d. 1995)
1920 – Ian Carmichael, English actor and singer (d. 2010)
1920 – John B. Heilman, American politician (d. 2013)
1920 – Matthew Ianniello, American mobster (d. 2012)
1920 – Lode Van Den Bergh, Belgian writer
1922 – Claude Helffer, French pianist (d. 2004)
1922 – Lois Ramsey, Australian actress
1923 – Jean Delumeau, French historian and academic
1924 – George Mikan, American basketball player and coach (d. 2005)
1925 – Robert Arthur, American actor (d. 2008)
1925 – Robert Beadell, American composer and educator (d. 1994)
1926 – Philip B. Crosby, American businessman and author (d. 2001)
1926 – Allan Sandage, American astronomer and cosmologist (d. 2010)
1926 – Tom Wicker, American journalist (d. 2011)
1927 – Eva Bartok, Hungarian-born English actress (d. 1998)
1927 – Paul Eddington, English actor (d. 1995)
1928 – Michael Blakemore, Australian actor, director, and screenwriter
1928 – David T. Lykken, American geneticist and academic (d. 2006)
1929 – Ann Mara, American businesswoman and philanthropist (d. 2015)
1929 – Jürgen Habermas, German sociologist and philosopher
1931 – Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Brazilian politician, 34th President of Brazil
1931 – K. S. Sudarshan, Indian politician (d. 2012)
1932 – Dudley R. Herschbach, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1932 – Geoffrey Hill, English poet and educator
1934 – Brian Kenny, English general
1934 – Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese illustrator (d. 2004)
1935 – Hugh McColl, American banker
1936 – Denny Hulme, New Zealand race car driver (d. 1992)
1936 – Barack Obama, Sr., Kenyan economist (d. 1982)
1936 – Ronald Venetiaan, Surinamese politician, 6th President of Suriname
1937 – Wray Carlton, American football player
1937 – Del Harris, American basketball player and coach
1937 – Jay Rockefeller, American politician
1937 – Bruce Trigger, Canadian archaeologist, anthropologist and historian (d. 2006)
1937 – Vitaly Zholobov, Ukrainian colonel, engineer, and astronaut
1938 – Eddie Jones, American businessman (d. 2012)
1938 – Kevin Murray, Australian footballer and coach
1939 – Lou Brock, American baseball player
1939 – Jean-Claude Germain, Canadian author, journalist, and historian
1939 – Brooks Firestone, American businessman and politician
1940 – Michael Sheard, Scottish actor (d. 2005)
1941 – Paul Mayersberg, English director and screenwriter
1941 – Delia Smith, English chef and author
1942 – John Bellany, Scottish painter (d. 2013)
1942 – Roger Ebert, American journalist, critic, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
1942 – Pat Hutchins, English author and illustrator
1942 – Thabo Mbeki, South African politician, 23rd President of South Africa
1942 – Paul McCartney, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1942 – Carl Radle, American bass player and producer (Delaney & Bonnie and Derek and the Dominos) (d. 1980)
1942 – Nick Tate, Australian actor
1942 – Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor (d. 2004)
1943 – Raffaella Carrà, Italian singer, dancer, and actress
1944 – Sandy Posey, American singer
1946 – Russell Ash, English author
1946 – Bruiser Brody, American wrestler (d. 1988)
1946 – Fabio Capello, Italian footballer and manager
1946 – Luan Peters, English actress and singer
1946 – Gordon Murray, South African race car designer
1947 – Ivonne Coll, Puerto Rican model and actress, Miss Puerto Rico 1967
1947 – Bernard Giraudeau, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2010)
1947 – Linda Thorson, Canadian actress
1948 – Philip Jackson, English actor
1948 – Eliezer Halfin, Israeli wrestler (d. 1972)
1948 – Éva Marton, Hungarian soprano
1949 – Chris Van Allsburg, American author and illustrator
1949 – Jarosław Kaczyński, Polish lawyer and politician, 13th Prime Minister of Poland
1949 – Lech Kaczyński, Polish lawyer and politician, 4th President of Poland (d. 2010)
1949 – Lincoln Thompson, Jamaican singer-songwriter (The Tartans) (d. 1999)
1950 – Rod de'Ath, Welsh drummer and producer (d. 2014)
1950 – Annelie Ehrhardt, German hurdler
1950 – Mike Johanns, American politician, 38th Governor of Nebraska
1950 – Jackie Leven, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Doll by Doll) (d. 2011)
1951 – Mohammed Al-Sager, Kuwaiti journalist and politician
1951 – Miriam Flynn, American actress
1951 – Ian Hargreaves, English journalist and academic
1951 – Stephen Hopper, Australian botanist
1951 – Gyula Sax, Hungarian chess player (d. 2014)
1952 – Tiiu Aro, Estonian physician and politician, Estonian Minister of Social Affairs
1952 – Denis Herron, Canadian ice hockey player
1952 – Carol Kane, American actress, director, and screenwriter
1952 – Isabella Rossellini, Italian actress and model
1952 – Lee Soo-man, South Korean singer and businessman, founded S.M. Entertainment
1953 – Raimo Aas, Estonian radio host
1953 – Derek Deane, English dancer and choreographer
1953 – Peter Donohoe, English pianist and educator
1953 – Vladislav Terzyul, Ukrainian mountaineer (d. 2004)
1955 – Ed Fast, Canadian lawyer and politician
1956 – Brian Benben, American actor
1957 – Ralph Brown, English actor
1957 – Ray Cochrane, Northern Irish jockey and sports agent
1957 – Andrea Evans, American actress
1957 – Miguel Ángel Lotina, Spanish footballer and manager
1957 – Richard Powers, American author
1958 – Peter Altmaier, German politician, Federal Minister for Special Affairs of Germany
1959 – Johnny Lee Clary, American wrestler and Ku Klux Klan leader (d. 2014)
1960 – Barbara Broccoli, American director and producer
1960 – Steve Murphy, Canadian journalist
1961 – Oz Fox, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Stryper, SinDizzy, and Bloodgood)
1961 – Dzintar Klavan, Estonian footballer
1961 – Andrés Galarraga, Venezuelan-American baseball player
1961 – Angela Johnson, American author and poet
1961 – Alison Moyet, English singer-songwriter (Yazoo and The Vandals)
1961 – Randy Spears, American pornographic actor and director
1962 – Jeff Mills, American DJ and producer (Underground Resistance)
1962 – Mitsuharu Misawa, Japanese wrestler (d. 2009)
1962 – Lisa Randall, American physicist and academic
1963 – Bruce Smith, American football player
1964 – Uday Hussein, Iraqi son of Saddam Hussein (d. 2003)
1965 – Andrew Grainger, British actor
1966 – Kurt Browning, Canadian figure skater
1966 – Troy Kemp, Bahamian high jumper
1968 – Frank Müller, German decathlete
1969 – Haki Doku, Albanian cyclist
1969 – Christopher Largen, American journalist and author
1969 – Vito LoGrasso, American wrestler
1970 – Robin Christopher, American actress
1970 – Ivan Kozák, Slovak footballer
1970 – Greg Yaitanes, American director and producer
1971 – Gaute Kivistik, Estonian journalist and author
1971 – Jason McAteer, English-Irish footballer and manager
1972 – Anu Tali, Estonian pianist and conductor
1973 – Julie Depardieu, French actress
1973 – Ray LaMontagne, American singer-songwriter
1973 – Alexandros Papadimitriou, Greek hammer thrower
1974 – Vincenzo Montella, Italian footballer and manager
1974 – Kenan İmirzalıoğlu, Turkish actor
1975 – Jamel Debbouze, French-Moroccan actor and producer
1975 – Marie Gillain, Belgian actress
1975 – Aleksandrs Koļinko, Latvian footballer
1975 – Martin St. Louis, Canadian ice hockey player
1976 – Blake Shelton, American singer
1978 – Wang Liqin, Chinese table tennis player
1979 – Yumiko Kobayashi, Japanese voice actress
1979 – Ivana Wong, Hong Kong singer-songwriter
1980 – Antonio Gates, American football player
1980 – David Giuntoli, American actor
1980 – Sergey Kirdyapkin, Russian race walker
1980 – Craig Mottram, Australian runner
1980 – Antero Niittymäki, Finnish ice hockey player
1981 – Ella Chen, Taiwanese singer and actress
1981 – Marco Streller, Swiss footballer
1982 – Nadir Belhadj, French-Algerian footballer
1982 – Marco Borriello, Italian footballer
1983 – Cameron Smith, Australian rugby player
1983 – Andrew Garfield, English-American actor, recording producer & singer-songwriter
1983 – Josh Santana, Filipino singer
1984 – Janne Happonen, Finnish ski jumper
1984 – Ronnie Stam, Dutch footballer
1985 – Chris Coghlan, American baseball player
1986 – Edgars Eriņš, Latvian decathlete
1986 – Richard Gasquet, French tennis player
1987 – Omar Arellano, Mexican footballer
1988 – Elini Dimoutsos, Greek footballer
1990 – Luke Adam, Canadian ice hockey player
1990 – Sandra Izbașa, Romanian gymnast
1990 – Christian Taylor, American triple jumper
1990 – Mitsuki Tanimura, Japanese actress
1996 – Alen Halilović, Croatian footballer
1996 – Niki Wories, Dutch figure skater
1997 – Max Records, American actor

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